WalletHub is out with a survey measuring the return on investment states get for their tax dollars. How did the Lone Star State rank?
In a bit less than a year, Census forms will go out. Dr. Perryman says it is one of government’s most critical responsibilities, but he says it is being threatened.
What role do the arts play in the nation’s economy? Dr. Perryman says more than you might think.
President Trump is threatening to close off parts of the border with Mexico this week. Dr. Perryman says that would be a big mistake.
Over the next five years, the US economy is likely to experience relatively healthy growth in employment, wage rate increases, and productivity gains. The US economy is essentially at full employment, and job gains are setting the stage for continued growth, particularly as long as inflation remains in check. Recent Federal Reserve statements have indicated a “wait-and-see approach” to future interest rate increases, with timing […]
In a rare move, the US Chamber of Commerce is endorsing an increase in the federal gas tax to tackle our crumbling highways. While it’s crucial to our future, Dr. Perryman is not optimistic.
The numbers White House budget forecasters have been coming out with lately can best be described as bizarre by Dr. Perryman, who has more.
Despite President Trump’s campaign promises to bring the trade deficit down, largely through tariffs, Dr. Perryman says we now have the largest merchandise trade deficit in American history.
Despite America’s rising status as a global energy giant, Dr. Perryman says the US is still a net importer of crude oil.
A report from the New American Economy on the impact immigrants have on states and cities is out, and Dr. Perryman says the Texas numbers are very startling.